Las negociaciones sobre diversidad biológica de Naciones Unidas ocurren estos días en Montreal sin la presencia de un experto africano clave: Ali Tapsoba, presidente de la organización Terre à Vie, de Burkina Faso.
MONTREAL, July 4, 2018 - United Nations biodiversity negotiations are underway in Montreal, but a key African expert is missing from the fray. Ali Tapsoba, President of the organization Terre à Vie in Burkina Faso, was planning to speak at two events on behalf of Burkinabé civil society who oppose the release of gene drive mosquitoes, a controversial new biotechnology, in their communities.
His visa application was denied without explanation by the Canadian embassy in Dakar on Friday.
Media Advisory: New fact sheets reveal status of geoengineering technology development
June 14, 2018
As climate geoengineering – the hypothetical, intentional manipulation of Earth systems to countereffect some of the symptoms of climate change – is entering the mainstream climate discourse, more and more headlines are claiming that sulphur particles in the stratosphere or massive dumps of iron in the ocean “will save the world from climate change.”
Este es el primero de una serie de cuatro videos sobre cómo los campesinos alimentan al mundo.
This week, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization is hosting the Second International Symposium on Agroecology. More than a set of agricultural practices, agroecology is profoundly political, intertwined with food sovereignty and peasants’ and farmers’ rights. Small-scale farmers, peasants, pastoralists and small-scale fishers – who make up what ETC calls “The Peasant Food Web” – already grow 70% of the world’s food using only 25% of agricultural resources.
Para publicación inmediata. Bruselas.- La Dirección General de Competencia de la Unión Europea aprobó el 21 de marzo la controvertida fusión entre Bayer AG (de Alemania) y Monsanto (de Estados Unidos). Probablemente el Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos dé su beneplácito a la decisión poco después.
For immediate release: March 20, 2018
Brussels – The European Union’s Competition Directorate appears ready to roll over and approve the controversial merger of Bayer AG (Germany) with Monsanto (USA) within the week. Across the Atlantic, the US Department of Justice is expected to welcome the EU decision and announce its own acquiescence shortly after.